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Gift Guide: 3 Best Read Aloud Books to Engage and Excite Kids in Reading

One of my favorite times of day is snuggling up to my two girls and reading to them. Their bodies relax, but their brains come alive. They giggle, they grimace, they ask questions. They are learning to be fully engrossed in books and to discuss literature. These are three fantastic books that will thrill your […]

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James and the Giant Peach: Awesome Read Aloud for PreK-Grade 4 Kids

Welcome to the pure awesomeness and super silliness of Roald Dahl.  As a teacher, I’ve read aloud some of his classic, timeless, and wonderfully joyful books with my fifth and sixth grade students. Right now, I am teaching a literacy unit based on the theme, I Won’t Grow Up, featuring books at different reading levels. […]

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The Adventures of the 7Wonderlicious Girls

In a world of princesses needing to be tiny, white, long haired, beautiful, and ultimately saved by a handsome prince, it is hard to find a good story with strong, diverse and confident female role models. Most stories (and media) for girls feature mermaids, fairies, and princesses. This is a pretty limited selection of role […]

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